Childhood Leukemia: Past, Present, and Future


The cost for this activity is $15. The presentation was originallly recorded on April 29, 2015 and is approximately 40 minutes.

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  1. Provide a general overview of pediatric leukemia.
  2. Discuss advances in pediatric leukemia over the past five decades.
  3. Identify available treatment options and prognosis for pediatric leukemia.
  4. Cite evidence of evolving therapies and future trends in pediatric leukemia.

Target Audience

Healthcare providers.



Dr. Deepti Warad, MBBS
Pediatric Hematology and Oncology, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN

Education and Medical Training:

  • Vaishampayan Memorial Medical College
  • John H. Stroger Hospital of Cook County
  • Mayo School of Graduate Medical Education

Clinical Specialties Interests: General pediatric hematology and oncology, pediatric coagulation disorder hematology, pediatric hematologic oncology, pediatric platelet disorder hematology

Clinical Interests: Hemostasis, thrombosis, blood coagulation

Relevant to the content of this CME activity, Dr. Warad indicated she has no relevant financial relationships to disclose.

Commercial Support

Educational grants from commercial interests were not accepted for this activity.

Continuing Education Credit

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  • Other: This enduring materials activity is designated for 0.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™.

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Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 0.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits
  • 0.50 AOA Category 2­B
  • 0.75 CE Contact Hour(s)
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Course expires: 

Available Credit

  • 0.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits
  • 0.50 AOA Category 2­B
  • 0.75 CE Contact Hour(s)


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